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Business, Environment, Food, Travel, Romance, Handsome. Tesla. News. Likes the Saxophone & Jazz Music.

Likes repetition such as songs. Biking.

Ellen prefers to do grammar together.

 

Reading and listening for homework.

 

Will only do homework if it's interesting.

Loves wine, purple and the Earth. Golf.

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🐈 Dan's Three Traveling Cats - 8/11 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Compensation 補償 💰 
    Reimbursement 報銷

  2. They got Knocked up
    他們很早就懷孕了 🤰

  3. Time Heals All Wounds
    時間可以治愈所有的傷口 

  4. A Shack 小屋 🏚️  

  5. Drugs 藥物 | 監獄 Jail

  6. Heaven 天堂 | 地獄 Hell 

  7. Backpack 背包 

  8. Lawyer 律師

  9. Furry 毛茸茸的 🐈 

  10. Fascinated 著迷 🤩 

  11. I am in Shock 震驚 和 驚訝

  12. Chuckles 輕笑 😆 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Funeral ⚱️ "Few-ner-all"

  2. 2,800,000 💸 "2.8 Million" 

  3. Traffic Accident 🚘💥 

  4. Alex | Alice

  5. Taking | Talking 🗣️​

💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. How much compensation/reimbursement?

  2. To feed the child 

  3. One of the cases I strongly remember

  4. Most of the cats feel afraid

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

  1. ✔️ 

🌳 Timed Tenses  

  1. He rode/drove his motorcycle 🏍️ 

  2. Some people saw that

  3. He died -v / He was dead -adj

  4. I try to think about it

  5. The case was interesting

  6. His family felt curious

  7. His family didn't get any compensation

📝 Action Items

  1. Follow Dan on TikTok and watch some of his videos🐈

🌹 Descriptions

  1. This person is our company's employee.

  2. He had a traffic accident 💥 

  3. They helped him to the hospital

  4. We're considering how we can help them

  5. Our group's insurance company

  6. They told me the unfortunate news

  7. I'm not interested in God

  8. He is curious-adj | He has curiosity-n
    She is beautiful-adj | She has beauty-n 

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Our employee is in the hospital 🏥 ​

  2. In the morning

  3. This is an important thing to report to HQs

  4. His wife is very young

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Work Accident 💥 

  2. The Shack 🏚️ 

  3. Trio of Travelling Cats🐈

📄 Discuss an Article - X 

🌎 Vocabulary:

🙊 Pronunciation:

_______________________

🏆 Completed

📝 Action Items

_______________________

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Start

  2. Middle

  3. End

🔎 Comments:

💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. .

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

🌳 Timed Tenses  

🌹 Descriptions

​💦 Word Choices

⭐ Focus

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💃 Nancy Pelosi - 8/4  

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Cosmetics 化妝品 💄 

  2. Plastic Surgery 整形外科 

  3. Stay in Shape⏳Be Healthy

  4. Stationary Bike 固定自行車 

  5. Regret 後悔 

  6. Dedication 奉獻精神 

  7. Milkshake 奶昔

  8. Syrup 糖漿 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. 🔊 噪音 Noise | Nose 👃

  2. Appearance 💃🪞 

  3. 🍫 Sweet | Sweat 💦 

  4. Valentines Day 💓 

  5. Laught "Laf" 🤣 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Nancy Pelosi 💃

💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. Many flights around Taiwan

  2. Everytime I see her

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

  1. China always says we are one

  2. Nancy will choose Ice-Cream ✔️ 

  3. When she wants to show herself

  4. If you have it every morning

  5. Maybe you can suggest-v it to the doctor
    Maybe you can make a suggestion-n

  6. She knows what ideas to use to promote herself

🌳 Timed Tenses  

🌹 Descriptions

  1. I heard of a guest from America 

  2. From a woman's point of view

  3. They have the same last name

  4. Especially how they dress | their style

  5. It's very dangerous 

  6. She originally planned

  7. Easy when young-adj
    Easy when in your youth-

  8. She's a confident spokeswoman 

  9. If you are Nancy's friend

​💦 Word Choices

  1. I heard (that) China could arrange something​

  2. Everyone is curious

  3. I feel Nancy is very interesting

⭐ Focus

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📄 Discuss an Article - 7/26 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Cardigan | Summer Sweater

  2. Sunrays 太陽光 Godrays

  3. Sponge 🧽 海綿 

  4. Diary 日記 Journal

  5. Raw | Unedited | Original
    原料 | 未編輯 | 原來的

  6. Clear | Clean 
    💎 清除 | 乾淨的 🧹 
    Clear 🪟 See/Hear Through
    Clean 🍽️ Not Messy

  7. Gender Equality 性別平等

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Island "Eye-Land" 🏝️
    Iceland "Ice-Land" 🧊 

💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. They can have many wives 

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

  1. It's easier for the snow to slide down

  2. She thinks she can feel free

🌳 Timed Tenses  

  1. I think he wanted to create this situation

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Tadao Ando

  2. Books

  3. Islamic Culture

🌹 Descriptions

  1. I'd like to turn on the air conditioner ❄️ 

  2. The weather is very hot
    The temperature is very high 

  3. There's a heat wave in Europe

  4. The price is lower 

  5. Maybe we can wait longer 

  6. That's why the prices are higher 

  7. She has a warm heart

  8. Now, it's very clear 

  9. Very fashionable 

​💦 Word Choices

  1. The musuem is very beautiful​

  2. If the outside is very hot

  3. Your apartment is very clean

  4. Gender equality is very important

📄 HR Decisions and Travel - 7/19 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. 胸罩 Bra 👙 

  2. Onboard 在船上 Step On
    Wooden Board 木板 🛹 

  3. To Strive / Try "Drive" 努力

  4. To Absorb 吸收 

  5. Horrible 可怕 Terrible 

  6. To Neglect / Ignore 忽視

  7. Establish 建立
    Expectation 期待

  8. Side Effects 副作用 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Earphones 🎵 

  2. Curious "Cure-ee-us" 好奇

  3. Spaghetti 🍝 意大利細麵條

💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. How many students

  2. One of the many competitors will invite them

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

  1. Every motion can be done slowly 🐌 

  2. Many apps to choose from

  3. He thinks this is a normal situation

🌳 Timed Tenses  

  1. I can imagine that day you had 200% energy

🏆 Completed

  1. n/a

📝 Action Items

  1. Horrible Bosses

  2. A Word A Day Widget

🌹 Descriptions

  1. I have a tight schedule during the week 🗓️ 

  2. It's extremely bad

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Wait for me a moment​

  2. Continue to be happy

  3. I like to stay at home 🏡 

  4. His value on the job

⭐ Focus

We establish-v the nessicary expectations-n.
We decide the required results.

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Onboarding Review

  2. Seasonal Scheduling 

  3. Various Topics

🔎 Comments:

  • ⭐ Improvement in Grammatical Selection

📄 Discuss an Article - 7/12 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Watch Band ⌚ 

  2. To Sag 下垂 

  3. Recession 經濟衰退 📉 

  4. Magnify 🔎 Zoom In 放大

  5. Construction 建造

  6. Mislead 誤導

  7. Pre-Boarding 🧑‍💼 
    New Hire Information

  8. Corn 🌽 玉米 

  9. Pesticides 🚿 農藥 

  10. Pleasant 令人愉快的

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Self Massage 💆‍♀️ 

  2. High CP Value 🪙 

  3. Impossible 🚫 

  4. 課程 Course | Class 班級

  5. Pre-Tax | After-Tax Income

✨ Homework
- 12 Hiring Challenges

💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. Many PROCESSES are required to follow

  2. Many OF the COMPANIES | Many COMPANIES

  3. You can get A LOT of money 💱 (uncount)

  4. You can lose SO MUCH money (uncount)

  5. Some of the POSITIONS rarely change

  6. When our ENGINEERS visit our customers

  7. I hope all the INDUSTRIES can learn

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

  1. When the manager NEEDS someone

🌳 Timed Tenses  

  1. I DROVE myself

  2. I never TOOK the flight 🛩️ 

  3. We don't CONSIDER the flight

  4. The BODILY impact WAS not good

  5. Then they REVIEWED themselves

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Travel

  2. Vocabulary

  3. Euro to US Dollar

  4. Hiring Issues

🌹 Descriptions

  1. It's not EXPENSIVE-adj

  2. He lagged for 10 SECONDS

  3. Not good for the TAIWANESE people 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 

  4. We learned that HEALTH is important
    We learned that being HEALTHY is key 🗝️

  5. They weren't SAFE-adj
    They lacked SAFETY-n

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Even when YOU'RE running​

  2. The screen is A fixed size 📐 

  3. Before they arrive At the island 🏝️ 

  4. Many OF the RECONSTRUCTION companies

  5. Let me think about IT

  6. 🗣️ Face TO face | Face ON face 💋  

  7. They need TO GO to the hospital

  8. Vietnam also copied __ Taiwan

⭐ Focus

  • Don't say: many money (uncount)
    Say: some/much money
    Say: a lot of money

📄 Discuss an Article - 7/5 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Indoor Gardening 🪴 

  2. Nutrient Solution 營養液 

  3. Passive Income 睡覺時賺錢

  4. Agriculture 👩‍🌾 Farms

  5. Conventional/Traditional 

  6. Passenger 💺 乘客
    Driver 司機

  7. Crucial = Very Important

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Ogarden 🪴 

  2. Monday Mangement

💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. Maybe after 10 YEARS

  2. If your MEMBERS ARE all new

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

  1. If I can make my CHOICE-n
    If I can CHOOSE-v

  2. It LOOKS more stressful

🌳 Timed Tenses  

  1. If the water is not RECYCLED

🌹 Descriptions

  1. To let OURSELVES/US feel relaxed 

  2. HE'S very smart

  3. If you have a NATURALLY LIT room 🪟 

  4. The new CULTURAL style

  5. Give the plants some NUTRIENTS/nutrition

​💦 Word Choices

  1. A room WITHOUT a window​

  2. I would like to BE a passenger 💺 

⭐ Focus

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📄 Discuss an Article - 6/21

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. CGI = Computer Generated Graphics = 3D 🧑‍💻 

  2. Practical Effects = Real 🎥 

  3. G-Force = Gravity = G力

  4. Passenger 乘客 

  5. Exam 考試 

  6. Dogfight ✈️ 空戰 

  7. Missile | Bullet = 導彈 | 子彈

  8. Dyslexia 閱讀障礙 

  9. Advertise 廣告 

  10. Alas 唉 Therefore 

  11. Predecessor 前任 Former

  12. Worn Out = Very Tired

  13. Appears = Seems 

  14. Academic = Math/Science

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💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. Many of the CAMERAS

  2. Sometimes I have some CONFUSION

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

  1. It LOOKS like he's in control

  2. He HAS good IDEAS

  3. She HAS a special style

  4. When she WANTS to do homework

  5. She DOESN'T check the book

🌳 Timed Tenses  

  1. If we WANTED to know something

📝 Action Items

  1. Top Gun Article

  2. Jamie Oliver

🌹 Descriptions

  1. I can EASILY speak 🗣️ 

  2. They combined CGI with PRACTICAL EFFECTS

​💦 Word Choices

  1. One chance to BE successful-aj
    One chance to SUCCEED-v​

  2. NOT any energy = NO energy

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Top Gun

  2. Chefs

  3. Ai Parenting

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Hambergur 🍔

  2. French Fries 🍟 

  3. Through 

📄 Discuss an Article - 6/14 

🔠 My Dictionary: 

  1. Immunity. 免疫。

  2. Tingling. 刺痛。

  3. Neurology. 神經病學。

  4. Blisters 水泡

  5. Erupt 爆發。

  6. Volcano 🌋 火山 

  7. Ambition 志向 

  8. Genie 🧞 精靈 

  9. Dictionary 📔 字典 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Lips 💋 

  2. Business Workbook

💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. My LIPS are sore 瘡 💋 (Top + Bottom)
    My LIPS got a cold sore 唇皰疹

  2. She always wears high HEELS 👠 

  3. About 3 - 5 CASES a week

  4. I interviewed different JOBS 🏢 

  5. I hear many STORIES

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

  1. It MAKES you feel beautiful

  2. You can HEAR many stories 📖 

🌳 Timed Tenses  

  1. You will GET sick (in the future)

  2. You will maybe ASK them
    You will BE ASKING them

🌹 Descriptions

  1. My BODY'S immunity WENT down

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Your immunity will GO down​

  2. Now we control the VIRUS very WELL-av

  3. When I interviewed FOR the HR position

  4. When you ARE INTRODUCED to someone

  5. I'M also thinking

  6. We can GO hiking all day 🚶‍♂️ 

  7. He or she IS like a book 📖 

⭐ Focus

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🤖 Robot Waiters 🍽️ - 6/8  

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Scooter 🛵 小型摩托車
    Motorcycle 🏍️ 摩托車 

  2. Deaf 🦻 Can't Hear 
    Blind 👀 Can't See

  3. To Strive, Aim, Reach for X 

  4. Optimistic 😊 Postive Mind

  5. Line-up 排隊 🚶🚶‍♂️🚶‍♀️ 

  6. Tight 緊的 (Squeezed)

  7. Grew Frustrated 變得沮喪

  8. Repetitive 重複的 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Reimburse (v) 補償 🧧 
    Reimbursement (n)

  2. Wind 🌬️ 

  3. Glasses 👓 

💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. Many people ARE positive

  2. To hire more EMPLOYEES 

  3. They don't need HEALTH insurance ❤️‍🩹 

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

  1. She WANTS/WISHES to become positive 🙏 

  2. She can IMAGINE holding you 🤗 

  3. The menu SHOWS the different words 🔤 

🌳 Timed Tenses  

  1. The weather WAS very good 🌤️ 

  2. Two days ago it WAS down, then it WENT up

  3. Then the glasses can HEAR 👓 

🌹 Descriptions

  1. You can EASILY find the answer ✔️ 

  2. The time DIFFERENCE ⏲️ 

  3. The process is more COMPLICATED 

​💦 Word Choices

  1. The map IS very important to me 🗺️ ​

📝 Action Items 

  1. Google Translate Glasses

  2. Robot Waiters 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Long Weekends 🏕️ 

  2. Apple 🍏 

  3. Robot Waiters 🤖 

Growing Up 🆙 - 5/24 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Allergic (adj) 過敏 (n) Allergy

  2. Pollen 花粉 🌼 (n)

  3. Pop-Out 💥 彈出 (v) 

  4. Struggle 💪 鬥爭 (n/v)

  5. Sibling: (n) Bro or Sis 🎎 

  6. Selfish 🥇 自私 

  7. Gamble 🪙 賭 

  8. Brand 品牌 🏷️ 

  9. Pregnant 孕 🤰 

  10. Purchase 👛 購買 

  11. Letters 🔤 字母 
    Upper Case 🔠
    Lower Case 🔡 

  12. Patio 露台 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Dairy "Dare-ee" 🥛 乳製品 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Allergies 🦠

  2. Growing Up 🆙 

  3. Survival PPT Slide 9+🍷

💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. When the Cherry BLOSSOMS open 🌸 

  2. After 1 hour, 2 HOURS, or 3 HOURS 🍷 

  3. Maybe with BUBBLES 🧋 

  4. If you drink 2 CUPS per day 🍵🍵  

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

  1. The FLOWERS will FALL/RAIN down 🥀

  2. My father would HIT or SMACK me 👋  

  3. I need to EARN it by myself 💪 

  4. I HOPE I can be a housewife

  5. You can IMAGINE (v) coffee is also good ☕ 

  6. If you choose TO take a rest 💤 

  7. They want to COLLECT the ideas 💡 

🌳 Timed Tenses  

  1. She TREATED me with peanuts 🥜 

  2. When he WAS young 

  3. She wants to GET Covid 🦠 

  4. I TRAVELLED to Shanghai ✈️ 

🌹 Descriptions

  1. He has an ALLERGY (n) to peanuts
    So, he is ALLERGIC (v) to peanuts 🥜 

  2. This is the ASIAN culture 🏯 

  3. AMERICA has Independence Day 🗽 

  4. You can EASILY find it 🔎 

  5. How do you write the LETTER "T"?

  6. If the article MOSTLY shows the Upper Case

  7. HER boyfriend got a positive case 🦠 

​💦 Word Choices

  1. That's why I work hard 💪 ​

  2. The flavor IS more different 🍷 

  3. If from a business point OF VIEW 👁️‍🗨️  

  4. I want to apply FOR insurance 📄 

  5. If you're AN engineer 

⭐ Focus

  • Big Chain 🔗 7-11, Starbucks or McDonald's

  • Independent  1️⃣  Only One Store in the World

🍷 Food, Drinks & Menopause - 5/17   

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. 存活 Survive (v)
    生存 Survival (n)

  2. Ordering Food 點食物

  3. 飲料 🍹 Beverage (n) Drink

  4. Sparkling Water 氣泡水

  5. Soil = Dirt 🌱 土壤 = 污垢

  6. Broadband 寬帶服務 

  7. Souped-Up (Full/Best)

  8. Bread & Butter = Money
    Rice & Soy Sauce

  9. Menopause ⏸️🩸 絕經 Menstrual Cycle = Period

  10. Erratic & Irregular 飄忽不定
    "Er-at-ic" "ih-regular"

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Jam "J-am" 

  2. Heart 💗 "H-Art" 

  3. Natural Biological Process

  4. Biology 🦠 "Bye-all-ah-jee"​

💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. More and more new CASES

  2. Many of the insurance COMPANIES

  3. Many of the SELLERS

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

  1. That's why she WANTS to get Covid

  2. She also HAS/HAD a meeting

🌳 Timed Tenses  

  1. Everyone FELT so terrible/terrified

  2. We DIDN'T accept/take any doses

  3. I WAS very busy this morning

  4. Where DID it come from?

  5. DEPENDING on the situation

  6. I SLEPT late last night 🌜

    ⌚ Lesson Time:
    Covid 
    Survival PPT
    Menopause
    The CCP

🌹 Descriptions

  1. SHE is fine

  2. It can fulfill my THIRST for water 💧 

  3. My son, HE doesn't like alcohol

  4. Butter is more LUXURIOUS (adj)

  5. They always choose chocolate BUTTER 

  6. There's no FREEDOM (n) | I don't feel free (adj)

  7. I MEAN (v), the MEANING (n) is...

​💦 Word Choices

  1. We have good control OF it​

  2. Could you wait FOR me a moment?

  3. The flavor will BE different

  4. My daughter IS different

  5. SHE'S like me

  6. It is A long term thing

  7. You need to take A long time

  8. When your age IS getting older

⭐ Next Class

Survival English PPT Slide 9

🪙 The Life Stages of Money - 5/10  

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Dormitory 🏠 宿舍

  2. Waitress 💃  女服務員 

  3. Pay a Tip to the Waitress🪙

  4. Shitty / Crappy 爛 / 蹩腳

  5. Public = Government Ed.
    Private = For Profit Ed.

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. 聊天 Chat 🗣️ Gossip 八卦

  2. Karaoke 🎤 Care-ee-oh-key

_______________________

🏆 Completed

  1. N/A

📝 Action Items

  1. N/A

_______________________

⌚ Lesson Time: 

  1. Waitressing 🍝 

  2. Teen Money💛Romance

  3. Tw/Us 👩‍🎓 Student Loans

🔎 Comments:

  • Ellen really doesn't like dark topics 🌑 

💐 Plural Nouns​ 

  1. She's one of my (many) best FRIENDS 

  2. Get married and live in different CITIES

  3. GIRLS always like to get together

  4. I worked in Taipei FOR 2 MONTHS

  5. It's two PEOPLE at the same time

  6. You ate lunch with your FRIENDS

  7. Not all the people ARE like that

 

🌻 Action Verbs​​

  1. SHE LIVES in Taipei city 

  2. She also WORKS in Taipei

  3. Their salary NEEDS to fulfill the base salary

  4. The restaurant NEEDS to provide it

  5. If he WANTS to continue 

  6. She FEELS afraid

  7. Before, she NEEDS to test if she's negative

  8. You can CHOOSE

🌳 Timed Tenses  

  1. Just used the summer season to EARN money

  2. The experience WAS just 2 months in Taipei

  3. The restaurant already PROVIDED

  4. My job WAS outside service 

  5. I FELT so happy

  6. I CANCELED it because of Covid

  7. My son COOKED-UP a professional steak 🥩

  8. It WAS a wonderful mother's day 

  9. Sunday WAS also your birthday?

  10. Everyone will GET a postive case

🌹 Descriptions

  1. Our FRIENDSHIP is over 20 years old

  2. We like to CHAT (v) and GOSSIP (v)

  3. I think in AMERICA

  4. I CAN STRONGLY (adv) remember one thing

  5. A KIND woman from Hong Kong

  6. I booked a KOREAN restaurant 

  7. My daughter's RESPONSIBILITY was washing